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2020 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG)

Grants to New York Agencies and Nonprofits
to Benefit Residents in Eligible Locations

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City of Dunkirk and U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)

Deadline Date:

05/01/20 12:00 PM


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Grants to New York public and private nonprofit agencies and organizations for programs to benefit residents in eligible locations. Funding is primarily intended to benefit low- to moderate-income residents. Funding is intended for programs including those in the areas of economic development, housing rehabilitation, infrastructure and services such as youth and services, and employment training. Programs should take place in Dunkirk City.

The annual grants are providedĀ on a formula basis to develop viable urban communities by providing decent housing and a suitable living environment, and by expanding economic opportunities, principally for low- and moderate-income persons.

Applicants must indicate which CDBG National Objective this project/program meets:

  • Activities benefiting low- and moderate-income persons [24 CFR 570.208(a)];
  • Activities which aid in the prevention or elimination of slums or blight [24 CFR 570.208(b)];
  • Activities designed to meet community development needs having a particular urgency [24 CFR 570.208(c)].

If proposed project/program is an activity benefiting low- and moderate- income persons, please indicate which category the project qualifies under:

  • Area benefit activities [24 CFR 570.208(a)(1)];
  • Limited clientele activities [24 CFR 570.208(a)(2)];
  • Housing activities [24 CFR 570.208(a)(3)];
  • Job creation or retention activities [24 CFR 570.208(a)(4)].

CDBG funds may be used for activities including, but not limited to:

  • Acquisition of real property;
  • Relocation and demolition;
  • Rehabilitation of residential and non-residential structures;
  • Construction of public facilities and improvements, such as water and sewer facilities, streets, neighborhood centers, and the conversion of school buildings for eligible purposes;
  • Public services, within certain limits;
  • Activities relating to energy conservation and renewable energy resources; and
  • Provision of assistance to profit-motivated businesses to carry out economic development and job creation/retention activities.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 137926

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants must include the length of time the agency has been in operation, the date of incorporation, the purpose of the agency (Mission Statement), and the type of corporation.

Generally, the following types of activities are ineligible:
- Acquisition, construction, or reconstruction of buildings for the general conduct of government;
- Political activities;
- Certain income payments; and
- Construction of new housing by units of general local government.

Pre-Application Information:

Application is due by 12:00PM on Friday, May 1, 2020.

CDBG Entitlement Program Eligibility Requirements:

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Please return completed application and required attachments to:
City of Dunkirk Planning and Development Department
Attn: CDBG Administrator
342 Central Avenue
Dunkirk, NY 14048

Questions regarding the CDBG program or the application can be directed to:
Jill Meaux
CDBG Administrator

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Geographic Focus:

USA: New York: City of Dunkirk

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